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Hey everyone, I'm raelly new to the computer world, so I don't really know too much about computer hardware. Anyway, I got my own laptop for college today, and I'd also like to do a bit of gaming on it. I got a HP Pavilion m6-1045dx and based on reveiws online, it has some issues playing newer games. I'd like to be able to play newer games at just medium settings with decent FPS if possible, and a friend of mine suggested overclocking it a little bit. Could someone give a bit of advice as to if this will actually help me? And if so, could I get a little help/small tutorial on what to do?

Thanks for your time and I apologize for the noob question....
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Well it would be incredibly useless to overclock that laptop. It does not have enough ventilation, and you would have to go into your laptop to replace all the thermal compounds.

Best course of action to play FPS games would be to return it asap and get a different laptop thumb.gif

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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4820K Gigabyte X79 UP4 GTX 660 (waiting for new AMD cards) Samsung green  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Adata SP900  Seagate 2TB hard drive (the power of 1 edition)  Custom WC Loop Linux (various versions) 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung SyncMaster T240HD Coolermaster XT Green switches XFX 1000w Corsair 800D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Razer Naga Epic 2014 edition Razer Vespula Stax Lambda Nova Classic Custom DIY DAC 
AudioAudioOther
300b PP monoblocks Snell J3 NZXT Hue 
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8 core xeon E6 @ 3.5ghz 8 core xeon E6 @ 3.5ghz EVGA X99 SR?  AMD 390x 
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AMD 390x 128 GB ECC DDR4  1TB PCI-e SSD Custom WC Loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
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